Gazlay Family History

FamilyAnna Kathleen ‘Katie’ McNamee


FatherJames Monroe McNamee (9 April 1838 - 1 January 1902)
MotherLeah Elizabeth Anderson ( - )

Personal Information

Record Created: 13 January 2010; Last Edited: 2 December 2012 
NameAnna Kathleen ‘Katie’ McNamee
Born May 18681, 2
Married 16 January 1887 in LaGrange, Troup County, Georgia to James Wilson Roby3, 4, 5
Died 4 July 1959 in Birmingham, Alabama1


Spouse 1FamilyJames Wilson Roby (son of Zeperiah D. Roby and Harriet E. ‘Hattie’ Churchill)
Born ca. 1867 in Alabama
Married 16 January 1887 in LaGrange, Troup County, Georgia to Anna Kathleen ‘Katie’ McNamee
Died 8 September 1898 in Orange, Texas
Children of Anna Kathleen ‘Katie’ McNamee and James Wilson Roby:
+1.FamilyWilson Roby
Born 14 December 1887 in Opelika, Lee County, Alabama
Married 28 January 1925 to Ida Jane McGregor
Died 2 December 1961 in Birmingham, Alabama


  1. Alabama Statewide Deaths 1908-1974. Available at Family Search (website) Record Search.
  2. U.S. Federal Census, 1900, Alabama, Lee County, Opelika City, Enumeration District 34, Sheet No. 16.
  3. Georgia Marriages, 1851-1900. Name: James W. Roby. Spouse: Anna K. McNamee. Marriage Date: 13 January 1887. County: Troup. Available at
  4. Marriage Announcement, The Jacksonville Republican, Jacksonville, Calhoun County, Alabama, Saturday, January 29, 1887. Available at The entry reads, "Mr. J. Roby and Miss Kate McNamee of Opelika eloped to LaGrange, Ga. And got married last Wednesday." [The marriage was actually over two weeks previous, on 13 January 1887.]
  5. “McNamee, James Monroe.” History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biography, by Thomas McAdory Owen, L.L.D. Chicago, The S. J. Clark Publishing Company, 1921. Volume 4, Page 1135. Available at Google Books.